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as free people. but they took that and transformed their country. i was with him when he went to the u.n. and asked for the removal of sanctions. to be around this man who had such gravitas and humility at the same time was an awesome experience. >> congresswoman, you were there to see that first democrat election in south africa. >> i was there, and let me say, chris, my heart is very heavy tonight. the people of south africa, the people of the word, we've lost a great warrior, a great leader. i also have to just say that the lessons we have learned from president mandela are so, so great. and being there as therein election on receiver was one of the moments i'll always remember. these elections were always very difficult when i landed the first task we had was to monitor the -- and reverend al, you may remember this, the cleanup of a bomb blast, that blasted out in front of the anc headquarters. i think 30 people died. so these elections, nelson mandela did not take lightly. the people of south africa did not take lightly. it was a true exercise of democracy. we learned a lot from tho
was with them when they went to the u.n. and asked for the removal of sanctions, to be around this man who had such gravitas, but humaniility at th same time was an awesome experience. >> you were there, as the reverend was just mentioning to see that first democratic election in south africa, in which nelson mandela was elected the first democratic president of that country. >> i was there. and let me say, chris, that my heart is very heavy tonight. the people of south africa, the people of the world, we've lost a great warrior, a great leader. i also have to say, the lessons we've learned from president mandela are so, so great. and being there as an election observer is one of the moments i will always remember. because these elections were very difficult. when i landed, the first task we had was to monitor the -- and reverend al, you may remember this, the cleanup of a bomb blast that was palablasted out front of the anc headquarters. i think 30 people died. so these elections, nelson mandela did not take lightly. the people of south africa did not take lightly. but they waited in line. it
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